Former Basketball Wife Brandi Maxiell Hospitalized With Severe COVID-19 Complications

Friends and family of Brandi Maxiell are soliciting prayers for the former Basketball Wife who’s apparently hospitalized. The news was first shared by DJ Duffey who’s best friends with Brandi and who appeared alongside her on Basketball Wives season 5.

Friends and family of Brandi Maxiell are soliciting prayers for the former Basketball Wife who’s apparently hospitalized.

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The news was first shared by DJ Duffey who’s best friends with Brandi and who appeared alongside her on Basketball Wives season 5.

“I need prayers for my sister @brandimaxiell 🙏🏽,” Duffey captioned a pic of Brandi on Instagram. “Where ever you are right now just uplift her in prayer please.”

Brandi’s sister Jayde Penn later confirmed that Brandi’s currently hospitalized with COVID after having trouble breathing. Jayde told TheShadeRoom;

“My sister has been diagnosed with a severe case of COVID-19 and was hospitalized Thursday night after having trouble breathing. We would like to ask everyone to please keep her in your prayers as she continues to fight through this. We love you all and please stay safe!”

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TSR STAFF: Brianne D! @beedev_ ____________________________________ #TSRExclusiveDetails: #PrayersUp — Fans have been quite concerned about #BrandiMaxiell, following a flurry of posts by some of her closest friends and family about her being unwell. Brandi is an ovarian cancer survivor, and many fans have sent encouraging messages and prayers hoping her condition had nothing to do with her cancer diagnosis. Brandi’s sister, however, has just confirmed with us that she is battling a severe case of COVID-19. ____________________________________ We previously asked our #Roommates to send Brandi some prayers following a post made by her close friend #DjDuffey. Shortly after, Brandi's sister, Jayde, provided us with a statement regarding Brandi's current condition. ____________________________________ "My sister has been hospitalized with a severe case of COVID-19 and was hospitalized Thursday night after having trouble breathing," Jayde tells us. "We would like to ask everyone to please—read more at TheShadeRoom.com! (📸: @gettyimages)

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Jayde also wrote on her Instagram story; “I love you sissi! God got you and you know we got you baby. I wish I could visit you in there but in the meantime stay strong for me.”

Prior to Brandi’s COVID-19 diagnosis, the reality star made headlines for revealing her 2007 ovarian cancer battle. Now in remission, Brandi is an outspoken advocate for health screenings.

“You don’t have until next week or when you are not busy,” she captioned an IG post on World Cancer Day. “Don’t put your life on the line behind neglecting your body. Don’t skip out on wellness annual exams or follow-ups.”

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mama finally got out the house☺️

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Get well soon, Brandi! Sending thoughts and prayers your way.

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